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Joan Didion


Joan Didion was born on December 5, 1934 in Sacramento, California, USA. She is a writer, known for Up Close & Personal (1996), The Panic in Needle Park (1971) and A Star Is Born (1976). She was previously married to John Gregory Dunne. See full bio »
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Known For

Up Close & Personal
(1996)
A Star Is Born
(1976)
True Confessions
(1981)

Filmography

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 1996 Up Close & Personal (written by)
 1995 Broken Trust (TV Movie) (teleplay)
 1981 True Confessions (screenplay)
 1972 Play It As It Lays (novel "Play It As It Lays") / (screenplay)
 1971 Such Good Friends (uncredited)
 1971 The Panic in Needle Park (screenplay)
 1965 Kraft Suspense Theatre (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Kill Me on July 20th (1965) ... (story)
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Book: "After Henry" See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 2 Interviews | 9 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »
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When we start deceiving ourselves into thinking not that we want something... but that it is a moral imperative that we have it, that is when we join the fashionable madmen. See more »

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B.A. from U.C. Berkeley See more »

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